Rare Book School’s Spring/Summer Courses

Expand your understanding of book history during a Rare Book School course this spring or summer. Our five-day, intensive courses on the history of manuscript, print, and digital materials will be offered at the University of Virginia, The Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Amherst College, Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Indiana University, Bloomington.

Among our thirty-five courses, we are pleased to offer several that are pertinent to those in the fields of medieval literature and history. The following is a sample of the breadth of the RBS offerings:

The Book in the Manuscript Era, taught by Raymond Clemens (of Yale University)

Advanced Seminar in Medieval Manuscript Studies, taught by Barbara A. Shailor (of Yale University)

Introduction to Islamic Manuscripts, taught by Marianna Shreve Simpson (of the University of Pennsylvania)

The Medieval Manuscript in the Twenty-First Century, taught by Will Noel (of the University of Pennsylvania) and Dot Porter (of the University of Pennsylvania)

Introduction to Paleography, 800–1500, taught by Consuelo Dutschke (of Columbia University)

To be considered in the first round of admissions decisions, course applications should be submitted no later than 19 February. Applications received after that date will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Visit our website at www.rarebookschool.orgfor course details, instructions for applying, and evaluations by past students. Contact us at rbsprograms@virginia.edu with questions.

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We hope to see you at Rare Book School soon!

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